The iDrive system features a big knob mounted on the center console that controls navigation, the audio system, climate controls, and other secondary functions. It looks best in silver and other lighter colors; the design details blend together on darker cars. As mentioned, the power rear windscreen can be lowered even when the top is up, though we didn't find it significantly added to air circulation. Data Unavailable Second Leg Room in. The head-up display projects speed, navigational information, cruise control status and other data onto the windshield. The come with the latest in active safety features.
One of my favourite pieces of automotive cinema is the opening scene to The Italian Job the original in which Rossano Brazzi as the doomed Beckerman snakes his Lamborghini Miura up pristine Italian mountain roads at a sporting rate of speed. Archived from on 12 August 2008. It goes around high-speed turns like it's on rails. All this contributes to a base weight in European trim of 3528 lb with, of course, weight distribution close to the perfect ratio of 50:50. It's easy to modulate the brakes and throttle and the steering is very precise, all making for a smooth driving experience. The suspension is tuned to minimize undesirable behavior when braking hard, accelerating hard, or lifting off the gas while cornering.
From 2008, active became a standard feature on all seat options, reducing the risk of neck injuries in a rear-end collision. Convertible models also feature an automatic rollover protection system, where roll-bars behind the rear seats are automatically deployed in a rollover. We found little need to shift into the manual mode, however, because it always selected the right gear in automatic mode. Other Features Include Head-Úp Display and Glass Panorama Roof. The biggest decision is choosing between the coupe and the convertible. The car also has quad exhaust-pipes and larger, more aerodynamic air intakes.
Curb weight is around 4K lbs. The 645Ci coupe and 645Ci convertible are essentially hard top and soft top versions of the same car. In fact, a 645Ci with the automatic is nearly as quick as a well-driven 645Ci with the manual. The tail lamps wrap around to the sides, so there's no precise point where the rear of the car ends and the side begins. Data Unavailable Front Leg Room in.
In profile, the lines are sculpted but clean. To reduce weight, the doors and are made of aluminium, and the boot and front wings are made of. And it comes in coupe and convertible styles. Únder normal driving conditions at low and medium speeds, the steering ratio becomes more direct, which causes the front wheels to turn more in relation to the steer wheel. Though taut, it doesn't beat up your passenger on rippled highways.
Helping to keep the Coupe on the road is a flotilla of electronic minders: Cornering Brake Control, Dynamic Stability Control, Dynamic Traction Control and Dynamic Brake Control. From the rear, however, the 6 Series cannot be identified as readily. As for my ultimate rating, I would almost prefer to divide it into sections and give different grades to each. The trunk is relatively large and can hold two sets of golf clubs. Sometimes just that extra moment of warning can make for a safer and more enjoyable drive. The engine is silky smooth and tractable for easy going around town or in stop-and-go traffic.
Conversely, the rear glass can be raised when the top is down to act as a windblocker, but turbulance with the top down was minimal, and raising and lowering the glass didn't seem to make a big difference. Failed to get data, please try again. The offer excellent handling and are supremely stable. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. Remarkable Agility Ensured By Intelligent Lightweight Engineering Consistent use of intelligent lightweight technologies makes a significant contribution to the outstanding driving comfort and high level of agility for which the new 6 Series Coupe will become well known.
What a waste of a stunning car. Exceedingly precise and reasonably well weighted, it also tends to isolate the driver from getting a feel for the road conditions. A total of 9,087 coupés and 5,065 convertibles were built; amounting to 14,152 cars. The ride is taut but not harsh. The styling is bold, purposeful, dynamic and elegant all at once. This class-leading agility is the result of the innovative combination of aluminum, steel and synthetic materials throughout the body.
Failed to get data, please try again. The passenger cabin has a very low roofline and is set back on the chassis. As nimble as the Coupe is, surprising given its weight, the real shocker is the sumptuousness of the interior. Similar to the new 5 Series, all the driving controls are located directly on or around the steering wheel. The M6 is powered by the 5. The 645Ci offers a nice balance of ride and handling. I-4 and V-6 refer to the configuration and number of cylinders.